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Interview with Clarence Maggard

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Identifier:

1987 OH 040

Date:

1/20/1987

Description:

The following is an unrehearsed taped interview with Clarence Maggard, Alumnus, a 1934 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. Mr. Maggard was born 1909 at Cooncreek, Leslie County, Kentucky. He taught school also farming and dealing with coal for thirty-nine years. This interview was taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.

Rights:

Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.

Interviewer:

Ellis, William E.

Location:

Hazard, KY

Duration:

:52:44

Time Summary:

00:00 - 02:00 Introduction.
02:00 - 03:30 Clarence Maggard, Alumnus, a 1934 graduate of EKU was born in 1909 at Cooncreek, Leslie County, Kentucky.
03:30 - 08:00 Father was mountain farmer, lumberman using team of mules to haul logs out of the hills to the rivers which was later ran by river to Frankfort. Mother was a teacher.
08:00 - 11:00 Continued discussing background of Father's jobs.
11:00 - 16:00 Discussed educational background. Went to one-room school.
16:00 - 17:00 Discussed Quentin Keen.
17:00 - 25:00 Discussed discipline problems in school.
25:00 - 30:00 Discussed his stay at Lee's College.
30:00 - 32:50 Discussed working for five hours on Saturdays for 75 cents while attending Eastern.
32:50 - 38:00 Continued discussing his teaching career.
38:00 - 40:00 Talks of dealing with coal thirty-nine years.
40:00 - 45:00 Remembers classmates and faculty at Eastern.
45:00 - 47:00 Mentions "Turkey" Hughes.
47:00 - 52:00 Discussed entertainment on campus.

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